Tag: Finance

Can You Retire on $1,000?

By on March 18, 2014 in Retirement with 0 Comments

A new report from the Employee Benefit Research Institute has revealed some frightening figures about the average Americans’ retirement preparedness.

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Does Your Teen Understand Money?

By on December 23, 2013 in Leadership with 0 Comments
Does Your Teen Understand Money?

Your teen will soon receive credit cards, a checking account and an ATM card. Simple financial tools like these, if used irresponsibly, can damage your teen’s financial good name for years or even decades. Make sure they understand how these instruments work. Start with these questions.

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2014 TSP Contribution Limits

By on November 1, 2013 in Current Events with 0 Comments
2014 TSP Contribution Limits

Federal employees can contribute up to $17,500 in employee contributions to the TSP in 2014.

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Would a Shutdown Affect Social Security Payments?

By on September 24, 2013 in Current Events with 0 Comments

Will you continue to get your Social Security payments if the government shuts down?

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The Social Security Life Expectancy Puzzle

By on July 24, 2013 in Retirement with 0 Comments
The Social Security Life Expectancy Puzzle

How long can one expect to live? It can vary according to the Social Security calculator.

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How Much Money Are You Losing Under the Furloughs?

By on July 8, 2013 in Current Events with 0 Comments

How much money do you stand to lose from furlough days? This calculator can help you find out.

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Do Men and Women Differ in Their Retirement Expectations?

By on May 2, 2013 in Retirement with 0 Comments

According to recent data from the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI), men and women do not differ significantly in their retirement preparations.

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Tax Changes for 2013

By on January 13, 2013 in Retirement with 0 Comments

The Internal Revenue Service has announced annual inflation adjustments for tax year 2013, including the tax rate schedules, and other tax changes from the recently passed American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012.

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Retirement Saving Tips from the Labor Department

By on November 28, 2012 in Retirement with 0 Comments

The Department of Labor has provided ten money saving tips to utilize when preparing for retirement.

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Financial Self-Defense: What to Know Before You Make a Decision Using a Financial Advisor

By on June 17, 2011 in Retirement with 0 Comments

Using a financial advisor can be a good decision. But, before you select an advisor and in your dealings with the person you have selected, here are a few tips you should know before making a financial decision that could impact your retirement and your financial security.

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